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It is probably safe to say that over a long period of time, political morality has been as high as business morality.
– Henry Steele Commager
It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.
– Giordano Bruno
It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
– Seneca the Younger
It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
– Seneca
It is rash to condemn where you are ignorant.
– Seneca
It is really asking too much of a woman to expect her to bring up her husband and her children too.
– Lillian Bell
It is really disgraceful to hate the one whom you praise.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is really no use of getting closer to someone now and then who doesn’t love and care about you.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is really the undergraduate who makes a university, gives it its lasting character, smell, feel, quality, tradition ... whose presence creates it and whose memories preserve it.
– Sen O'Faolin
It is regrettable that, among the Rights of Man, the right of contradicting oneself has been forgotten.
– Charles Baudelaire
It is remarkable how similar the pattern of love is to the pattern of insanity.
– Andy & Larry Wachowski, Merovingian - The Matrix Revolutions
It is resignation and contentment that are best calculated to lead us safely through life. Whoever has not sufficient power to endure privations, and even suffering, can never feel that he is armour-proof against painful emotions; nay, he must attribute to himself, or at least to the morbid sensitiveness of his nature, every disagreeable feeling he may suffer.
– Von Humboldt
It is restful, tragedy, because one knows that there is no more lousy hope left. You know you're caught, caught at last like a rat with all the world on its back. And the only thing left to do is shout -- not moan, or complain, but yell out at the top of your voice whatever it was you had to say. What you've never said before. What perhaps you don't even know till now.
– Jean Anouilh
It is right to be contented with what we have, never with what we are.
– Sir James MacKintosh
It is sad that while science moves ahead in exciting new areas of research, fine-tuning our knowledge of how life originated and evolved, creationists remain mired in medieval debates about angels on the head of a pin and animals in the belly of an Ark.
– Michael Shermer
It is sad to see people squandering money and know you can’t help them.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is sad, no doubt, to exhaust one's strength and one's days in cleaving the bosom of this jealous earth, which compels us to wring from it the treasures of its fertility, when a bit of the blackest and coarsest bread is, at the end of the day's work, the sole recompense and the sole profit attaching to so arduous a toil.
– George Sand
It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.
– Emma Goldman
It is said an eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him with the words, 'And this, too, shall pass away.' How much it expresses How chastening in the hour of pride How consoling in the depths of affliction
– Abraham Lincoln
It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words And this, too, shall pass away.
– Abraham Lincoln
It is said that as many days as there are in the whole journey, so many are the men and horses that stand along the road, each horse and man at the interval of a days journey; and these are stayed neither by snow nor rain nor heat nor darkness from accomplishing their appointed course with all speed.
– Herodotus
It is said that God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.
– Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
It is said that life begins when the fetus can exist apart from its mother. By this definition, many people in Hollywood are legally dead.
– Jay Leno
It is said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
– Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.
– David Brin, on power and corruption

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